La Liga: Real lose ground on Barca

December 5, 2004
By Simon Baskett
MADRID, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A lacklustre Real Madrid lost further ground to Barcelona at the top of the table when they were held to a 0-0 draw at Villarreal in the Primera Liga on Sunday.

The home side, who had lost their previous three league games, dominated the encounter against Real who appeared to have their minds on next week's decisive Champions League clash against AS Roma.

The result means that Real are now nine points behind Barca, easy 4-0 winners over Malaga on ...

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